Why do you need water and blankets for a home birth?

Answer When you have a home birth you need a kiddie pool or bath tub full of warm water to help relax the mother, induce contractions, and help relax the cervix. You need the towels to keep the baby warm ... Read More »

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Who manufactures Stockbridge Home cotton blankets?

Berkeshire Blanket manufactures the Stockbridge Home brand of cotton blankets as well as Berkshire Blanket, Better Living and Berkeshire Life blankets. The company has its headquarters in Ware, Mas... Read More »

Why are baby blankets called receiving blankets?

baby blankets are called receiving blankets simply because when the baby is first brought home they are being received

Is giving birth painful for a 13-year-old girl who desperately wants a water and natural birth?

Using water in your labour, and having a 'natural' birth will greatly increase your chances of having a rewarding, positive and less painful birth. Having a water birth will help lessen your chance... Read More »

Is a drug free water birth safer than giving birth in a hospital room?

no because it does not have all the doctors and nerses in it